DAKODA ARMSTRONG NEWS

Michigan and Mid-Ohio Provide Highlights for Richard Petty Motorsports Over Weekend

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) competed in both Michigan and Ohio this past weekend with plenty of good news coming out of both states for the organization.    On Saturday afternoon Dakoda Armstrong and his No. 43 WinField team earned their first Top-10 finish of the season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. It was Armstrong's best finish...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong Hopes to Make the Most of Final Road Course Race at Mid-Ohio

It only happens a few weekends a year, and only twice at a road course, this weekend the NASCAR Nationwide series takes the spotlight at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. While the Sprint Cup series, heads to another oval, the Nationwide Series will head to its third and final road course race of 2014.   Dakoda Armstrong and the No. 43 WinField team have been happy with their road course...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowksi Takes Iowa

In qualifying that happened earlier in the day Trevor Bayne was able to pick off the poll for the 250 laps event in Iowa. The race started off with Trevor Bayne leading laps.  Around lap 22 Brad Keselowski was trying to make a pass for the race lead, but could not do it do to lapped traffic and then at lap 25 it was caution time for debris. When the race restarted again it was Brad...
Via The Pit Stop
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Truex and Corey LaJoie Working on Nationwide Series Sponsorship

Richard Petty Motorsports is still finalizing the team’s plans for the 2015 season. Dakoda Armstrong has been piloting the No. 43 Ford Mustang for the team this year, but has yet to finish inside of the top-10. Last year, RPM signed two young drivers – Ryan Truex and Corey LaJoie to developmental deals within the organization. Truex has yet to race for the Ford organization,...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong Returns to One of His Favorite Tracks, Iowa Speedway In

It's been just under three months since Dakoda Armstrong made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at one of his favorite tracks, Iowa Speedway. This weekend, he'll return for the second and final time this season, and he's ready to prove why it's one of his favorites with a Top-10 finish.   Armstrong finished 21st in his Nationwide debut at the Newton, Iowa track...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong to Make Debut at Historic Hometown Track

Twenty-three-year old Dakoda Armstrong grew up in New Castle, Ind., just about an hour from one of the most historic tracks for auto racing in the world. This weekend, he'll make his first ever NASCAR start at the two-and-a-half mile track. He grew up attending races at Indianapolis, even getting the chance to race in the infield on a much smaller scale, but this weekend he&...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong and No. 43 Team Look For Improvement at Chicago

Since the beginning of the season, Dakoda Armstrong and the WinField team set a goal to improve their mile-and-a-half program. Earlier in the year, the team tested at Nashville Superspeedway, a 1.3-mile track, and participated in the test just a few weeks ago at Kentucky Speedway. The team will use this weekend's race at Chicagoland Speedway to assess their progress.     Armstrong...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Recent Pole Winner, Armstrong, Sets Sights on Loudon

It was a big Independence Day weekend for the entire Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) organization with Dakoda Armstrong earning the pole position for Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race and Aric Almirola taking the victory in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. RPM now sets its sights on a much different track, New Hampshire Motor Speedway.   Armstrong's last...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Recent Pole Winner, Armstrong, Sets Sights on Loudon

It was a big Independence Day weekend for the entire Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) organization with Dakoda Armstrong earning the pole position for Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race and Aric Almirola taking the victory in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. RPM now sets its sights on a much different track, New Hampshire Motor Speedway.   Armstrong's last...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Starting Lineup: Subway Firecracker 250

Pos # Driver Team Time 1 43 Dakoda Armstrong Fresh from Florida Ford 46.845 2 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 46.886 3 60 Chris Buescher Roush Performance Ford 46.915 4 16 Ryan Reed ADA Drive to Stop Diabetes Ford 46.979 5 54 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Toyota 47.053 6 11[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dakoda Armstrong wins Subway Firecracker 250 pole in rain shortened session

In the rain shortened NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway, it’d be Dakoda Armstrong scoring the pole for the Subway Firecracker 250. It marks Armstrong’s first career Coors Light Pole Award in his 23rd career start. Armstrong was one of the drivers who went out early in the session and was able to get the tow needed while drafting with...
Via On Pit Road
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dakoda Armstrong Wins First Career Nationwide Series Pole as Qualifying Gets Rained Out

Making his 23rd career NASCAR Nationwide Series start this weekend, Dakoda Armstrong has won his first career pole, and it is the first pole for Richard Petty Motorsports in 84 starts since 2011. During group qualifying at Daytona, Armstrong and the Roush Fenway Racing cars have swept the front two rows with speeds exceeding 191.5 mph. In his Nationwide Series career, Armstrong has...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationwide Series at Daytona: Startling lineup, green flag and tv info for Firecracker 250

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will run the Subway Firecracker 250 on Friday night from the famed Daytona International Speedway. A field of 40 cars will take the green flag for Friday’s race with Dakoda Armstrong on the pole. Trevor Bayne will join him on the front row for this 100 lap race which makes up 250 miles. Last year Matt Kenseth won this race while Regan Smith won the...
Via Tireball.com
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dakoda Armstrong wins Nationwide Series pole at Daytona, qualifying results for Firecraker 250

Dakoda Armstrong won the pole for Friday nights NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. The driver of the No.43 Ford Mustang was the fastest during qualifying and will lead a field of 40 cars to the green flag for the start of the Subway Firecracker 250 at the 2.5-mile Daytona track. Rain forced qualifying to be shorted to just over 17 minutes of the...
Via Tireball.com
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Practice Times: Subway Firecracker 250

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 2 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Chevrolet 46.610 Leader 2 20 Darrell Wallace Jr. Share a Coke Toyota 46.699 -0.089 3 3 Ty Dillon Yuengling America’s Oldest Brewery Chevrolet 46.793 -0.183 4 43 Dakoda Armstrong Fresh from Florida Ford 46.900 -0.290 5 16 Ryan[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Ready for a Spectacular Finish Under the Lights this Fourth of July

For many, the Fourth of July holiday is considered the turning point of the summer. Not only will NASCAR fans across the nation get to celebrate with friends, family and fireworks, the NASCAR Nationwide Series will also be putting on a show under the lights.   The series will return to the Daytona International Speedway for the second time in 2014. Dakoda Armstrong is looking to...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Aims For Top-10 Finish at Kentucky

Dakoda Armstrong and the No. 43 WinField team head to Kentucky with some good vibes. While the end result doesn't show it, the team gained some momentum at Road America last week with a strong showing until the weather changed their fate. Another positive going into the weekend, not only does the team and driver have experience at the Kentucky track, but they have the stats to...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Rookies Race and Ride in New England

Rookies in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, Dakoda Armstrong and Chris Buescher will try to compete against and learn from veterans Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski in next month's Sta-Green 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On Tuesday, at F1 Boston in Braintree, Mass., and Trinity High School in Manchester, N.H., they competed against and learned from a much younger generation...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Heads to New Territory at Road America

As a Sunoco Rookie in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Dakoda Armstrong has never been to Road America. That will change this weekend. The New Castle, Indiana native will head to Wisconsin for the first road course race of the 2014 season.    While Armstrong will admit that road courses are not his forte, he does have some experience turning right and left. In 2010, he competed in...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Refreshed and Poised to Continue Momentum at Michigan

The No. 43 WinField Ford team will head to Michigan International Speedway this weekend after a week off from competition. Dakoda Armstrong and the team will head to Michigan refreshed and ready to continue their momentum after earning their season-best finish of 16th at Dover two weeks ago.    Armstrong has a total of four starts at the two-mile track in different racing series...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pay More Attention to Us, ESPN!

(Posted by NASCARgirl01) During the Nationwide series TV coverage on Saturday, I noticed a somewhat disturbing trend, perhaps you noticed it too. It started during qualifying when the top 24 were the only ones shown at any point - and they never made it past the top 20 when showing the lineup at the end of coverage. Later, in the race, they referenced Regan Smith running &...
Via Racing-reference
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Ready to Take On the Monster Mile

This weekend, Dakoda Armstrong is ready to take on the Monster Mile. While Armstrong considers Dover (Del.) International Speedway one of the toughest tracks on the NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule, he's up for the challenge.    As an organization, Richard Petty Motorsports has four starts at the Monster Mile in the Nationwide Series and never finished outside of the Top-15...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Looks For Strong Showing In Front of NASCAR's Home Crowd

The Holiday race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway is one of the most anticipated weekends of the year for race teams. It's a chance for team members to share the sport they love with family and friends, and this weekend will be no different.    While Dakoda Armstrong is originally a native of Indiana, he currently resides in Charlotte and understands how special this weekend...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong Looking Forward to Return to Iowa Speedway

The NASCAR Nationwide Series heads to the mid-west this weekend for its first stand-alone event of the season. The Nationwide drivers will take center stage for their only Sunday race of 2014 at Iowa Speedway. Coming off of a test at Nashville Superspeedway, Dakoda Armstrong is looking forward to his return to Iowa, a track he is very familiar with.    The New Castle, Indiana native...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Industry-Wide Effort Drives NASCAR Race To Green Initiative For Second Straight Year

As part of the NASCAR Race to Green™ campaign celebrated in the month of April, NASCAR announced that more than180,000 trees are being planted in areas across the country, including those affected by natural disaster, a 20 percent increase from last year. NASCAR Race to Green is an annual month-long initiative that galvanizes teams, tracks, drivers, Official NASCAR Partners, and...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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